Caribbean Cuisine on St. Thomas

The vast genre of Caribbean cuisine is lovingly savored by tourists and locals, particularly for including regional spice blends, ripe veggies and fruits, and some of the best seafood in the world. Thankfully there's an enormous pool of restaurants with this cuisine on the menu.

With lots to tempt your palate, from the very casual attitude at Iggie's Beach Bar & Grill to the tasty dinner and lunch at Dinghy's Beach Bar & Grill, there's something for every guest and all types of budgets.

Restaurants Map

The list below allows you to read up on this full list of Caribbean establishments awaiting the Virgin Islands' guests. For each of the options, click to discover the details about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.

Iggie's Beach Bar & Grill

St. Thomas | (340) 693-2600

Iggie's Beach Bar & Grill , part of Bolongo Bay Beach Resort, is at 7150 Bolongo Bay; it's 2.8 miles to the southeast of Charlotte Amalie. Fresh fish from the Virgin Islands' coasts and Caribbean fare come together for some great dishes at this colorful establishment. Iggies has plenty of choices for everyone who visits, whether you are looking for a quick bite from a hamburger, or to sit down at a table and order some fresh seafood. In addition, their fully stocked bar has options for those looking for a cold beer or a large tropical cocktail. More than just food an drinks though, Iggies may be best known for their night life when they have local bands, karaoke, and dancing on the sand, making Iggies a great place to have a meal or just to have fun.

Dinghy's Beach Bar & Grill

Water Island | (340) 227-5525

Dinghy's Beach Bar & Grill is a good option for people who are going to spend some time exploring this side of the island; it's two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the south west of Charlotte Amalie. Perhaps you could guess that this place is best known for Caribbean creations and one favorite, hamburgers, but here they're also dubbed a hotspot for pizza. The menu here is quite eclectic with offerings including American, Caribbean, Mexican, and Caribbean favorites.

Sangria's Beachside Bistro

Catadupa, St. Thomas | (340) 714-7874

Sangria's Beachside Bistro is on the premises of Elysian Beach Resort, and is a smart choice for vacationers thinking about staying near this neighborhood. It is 0.8 miles southeast of Red Hook. Hoping to indulge a bit on pizza during your stay? Then you'll likely agree Sangria's Beachside Bistro could be a permanent plan in your vacation agenda. Dining at Sangria's takes place on a covered patio overlooking the beach, where guests sit on woven chairs pushed up to patio-style glass-top tables.

Oceana Restaurant & Wine Bar

Frenchtown, St. Thomas | (340) 774-4262

Oceana Restaurant & Wine Bar is located in Frenchtown, a neighborhood on St. Thomas; to the west of Charlotte Amalie. This enigmatic eatery can show multiple sides, so yes they're offering Caribbean cuisine and seafood, but they're also quite the favorite for steak. Oceana Restaurant offers open air seating, with elegant tropical-style furniture and fine linens, making the ambiance both refined, yet island-friendly.


Catadupa, St. Thomas | (340) 775-3333

Bleuwater, on the premises of Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas, is located in Catadupa, a neighborhood in East End; 0.7 miles to the southeast of Red Hook. As soon as you walk in, you're in for an upscale dining experience that's a world apart from street vendors and casual beach bars. The decor at Bleuwater, with its high, canoe-style beams, island flowers, and candlelit centerpieces can only be described as "island chic." Meanwhile, French doors open out to a view of Great Bay, making this elegant spot a breathtaking one as well.

Caribbean Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Bleuwater 0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Red Hook Caribbean (340) 775-3333
Caribbean Chocolate Co. Downtown Charlotte Amalie Caribbean --
Caribbean Fusion Central St. Thomas Caribbean (340) 777-8800
Coco Blue Restaurant 1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town Caribbean (340) 774-7253
Coconut Cove 0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Red Hook Caribbean (340) 775-3333
Cruzan Beach Club 1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town Caribbean (340) 775-6550
Cuzzin's Caribbean Restaurant & Bar Downtown Charlotte Amalie Caribbean (340) 777-4711
Dinghy's Beach Bar & Grill 2.5 mi. South West of Central Charlotte Amalie American, Caribbean (340) 227-5525
Fat Turtle 0.8 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Charlotte Amalie Caribbean (340) 775-8328
Fish Tails 1.5 mi. East of Central Maroon Town American, Caribbean (340) 714-3188
Glady's Café Downtown Charlotte Amalie Caribbean (340) 774-6604
Iggie's Beach Bar & Grill 2.8 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie Caribbean (340) 693-2600
Island Time Pub 1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town Caribbean, International (340) 774-2929
Latitude 18 1.9 mi. East of Central Maroon Town Caribbean (340) 777-4552
Lobster Grille 2.8 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie Caribbean, Eclectic (340) 775-1800 ext. 2500
Mangrove Restaurant 1.3 mi. East of Central Anna's Retreat Caribbean (340) 779-8809
Mimi's Seaside Bistro 2.8 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie Caribbean (340) 775-2081
Mojo's Rum & Surf Shack 0.9 mi. Southeast of Downtown Charlotte Amalie Caribbean (340) 775-6656
North Side Bistro & Brewery 2.2 mi. Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie Caribbean (340) 775-5098
Oceana Restaurant & Wine Bar 0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Charlotte Amalie Caribbean (340) 774-4262
Petite Pump Room Downtown Charlotte Amalie Caribbean (340) 776-2976
Sangria's Beachside Bistro 0.8 mi. Southeast of Central Red Hook Caribbean, Mediterranean (340) 714-7874
St Peter Greathouse & Botanical Gardens 1.8 mi. Northwest of Downtown Charlotte Amalie Caribbean (340) 774-4999
Sunset Grill 1.7 mi. Southeast of Downtown Charlotte Amalie American, Caribbean (340) 776-8500
Sweet Life Cafe 0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Charlotte Amalie Caribbean, Vegan, Vegetarian (340) 775-2650
Trenchtown Rock Jamaican Bar & Restaurant Downtown Charlotte Amalie Caribbean, Jamaican (340) 774-1996
Victor's New Hideout Downtown Charlotte Amalie Caribbean (340) 776-9379
Vondette Cafe De'Caribbean Downtown Charlotte Amalie Caribbean (340) 778-6676
Walker's by the Sea 0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Charlotte Amalie Caribbean (340) 777-5633

Despite your dining plans, you may find the best offerings of Caribbean food in the Virgin Islands are those that you find unexpectedly during your daytime travels. But, noting the names of a couple of interesting-sounding restaurants on the list, is better than leaving everything to the last minute. To discover even more concerning the dining options available to you, check out this page.


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